Music, Movies and the Not So Mundane

Nov 21, 2011 at 1:17 pm

Yo! MTV Raps is coming back for one night only on Dec. 4. The show, called Yo! MTV Raps Classic Cuts, will be a retrospective broadcast on MTV2 and will feature guest appearances by the show’s original hosts, Fab 5 Freddy, Ed Lover and Dr. Dre. Busta Rhymes, Q-Tip, ?uestlove, Wiz Khalifa, Common and DJ Khaled are all scheduled to make an appearance, while DJ Premier will remix the show’s original theme song.—-

The School of Seven Bells is releasing a new album called Ghostory on Feb. 28.

Now for the bad news.

Slayer is working on a new album.


And Bee Gees 61-year-old singer Robin Gibb is now battling liver cancer. We here at CityBeat wish him the best.

Breaking Dawn Part 1 took a big glittery vampire shit on Happy Feet 2 at the box office this weekend and took in $139.5 million. Happy Feet made $22 million.

Producer Graham King of the reboot of Tomb Raider says it’s going to be a “character study.” King said, “There’s something about her character and going back to her roots, and that’s what we’re doing with this. You’re actually gonna meet her before she has all her powers as Lara Croft. It’s more of a character study, but it’s a really fun, fun adventure story.”

That’s Hollywood speak for “it’s basically going to be like the first part of Uncharted 3 where you’re this punk kid whose coolest power is the ability to pickpocket.”

Neil Perry, of Australia, has been compensated $100,000 after he was wrongly accused of trying to smuggle drugs into the country in a couple bottles of shampoo. Australian customs said Monday that there were "mistakes made during the presumptive testing of Mr. Parry's goods."

Florida police arrested a man suspected of impersonating a physician and administering illegal bum-boosting shots. Illegal because he injected at least one woman with a cocktail of substances that included cement, glue and Fix-a-Flat.

Believe it or not, this photo is the suspect in custody and not the woman with tire sealant in her butt.

Happy Birthday to Goldie Hawn, Björk, Jena Malone and Nicollette Sheridan. 

Maurice Gibb was totally the guy in the closet in Real Geniuses.